Scarab

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.663

Medium or Technique

Obsidian (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Obsidian (?); legs splayed; incised details on back; hole through projection underneath.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition